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St Begnet's Church, Co. Dublin

St Begnet's Church is a tiny early Christian church built of mortared stone. It is now a roofless ruin. The west door has inward sloping jambs supporting a flat lintel. The walls nearly a meter thick stand to their full height, on all sides and are pierced by round headed windows. It is in the grounds of the Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre.

St. Begnet is a patron saint of Dalkey. Her feast day is November 12.

Opening Times

Dalkey Heritage Centre incorporates St Begnet's Church:
January - April and September - December
Monday to Friday:
Saturday, Sunday & Public holidays:
11.00- 17.00.

Last tour at 16.15
Closed on Tuesdays

1st May - 31st August
Monday to Friday: 10.00-18.00.
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays:

Last Tour 17.15
Closed on Tuesdays all year round & Christmas.

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Ticket Prices

Dalkey Heritage Centre:
Adult €6,
Concession €5,
Child €4,
Family €16

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Disabled Facilities

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Castle St
Co. Dublin

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